"Barbara Mintzer-McMahon has keynoted and developed training programs for Women in Leadership, Strategic Partnering, Mindfulness and Strategies for Successful Leadership for companies including Yahoo, Innovate Foundation, Shell International, Intel, Pella Corporation, Nektar Therapeutics, University Polytechnic in Madrid and many others."

Barbara Mintzer-McMahon, PCC, MCEC, MSW, MFT

Barbara Mintzer-McMahon, PCC, MCEC, MSW, MFT

barbara mintzer-mcmahon, PCC, MCEC, MSW, MFT

Founder & President, Center for Transitional Management

Professional Certified Coach, ICF

Master Corporate Executive Coach, MEECO

Executive Coach, CoachSource

Marshall Goldsmith Certified Coach, Certified Leadership Circle Practitioner

Certified Coaching Supervisor, Goldvarg Consulting Group

For the last twenty-three years, Ms. Mintzer-McMahon has been working as an organizational consultant, executive coach and trainer. She specializes in leadership development, team building, change management, building strategic partnerships and coaching in mindful leadership. In 1989, she founded the Center for Transitional Management (theCTM.com) in Orinda, California.

Ms. McMahon is also head of the consulting division of Women in Leadership for The Alexcel Group. She has been head of the coaching faculty for the Global Institute for Leadership at Linkage Inc. from 2003-2011. In 2012, she was offered a position as adjunct trainer/presenter working with the Marcus Buckingham Company.

She facilitates workshops and consults both nationally and internationally for a wide variety of professional organizations including those in business, media, high-risk occupations, hospitality, mental health and education.  She has keynoted and developed training programs for Women in Leadership, Strategic Partnering, Mindfulness and Strategies for Successful Leadership for companies including Yahoo, Innovate Foundation, Shell International, Intel, Pella Corporation, Nektar Therapeutics, University Polytechnic in Madrid and many others.

For the last several years, Ms. McMahon has partnered with Alexcel Group and the Institute for Executive Development in a research project and paper on Best Practices for Executives in Transition.  She has frequently been called upon to speak and consult on this topic.

Ms. Mintzer-McMahon was an instructor for over 20 years in the Graduate Psychology Department at John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, California, teaching Systems Theory and Group Dynamics. In 1999, she accepted a position as adjunct professor at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, teaching Group Process in the Graduate Department of Education and Counseling.

Based on her specialization in leadership development, coaching and consulting, she is a contributing author to Enlightened Power: How Women Are Transforming the Practice of Leadership released in April 2005. She is also a contributing author to Marshall Goldsmith's recently released book on Coaching for Leadership showcasing her model for Transformational Change.

Ms. Mintzer-McMahon is a psychotherapist and has accumulated twenty-five years of clinical experience, during part of this time she worked as a full time clinical consultant to a Police Department in Northern California. While working for the police she developed one of the first systemically oriented programs in Stress Management and soon became sought after as a consultant in Stress Management for both Business and Professionals in High Risk Occupations.


experience

  • Former head of coaching faculty for the Global Institute for Leadership Development at Linkage, Inc.

  • National and International Keynoter and Trainer

  • Contributing author to Marshall Goldsmith's book, Coaching for Leadership

  • Associate trainer for Marcus Buckingham Company

  • Speaker on National Radio and Television

  • Head of Women and Leadership Consulting Division for the Alexcel Group

 

Specialties 

  • Change Management

  • Mindfulness

  • Communication Skills

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Influencing Others

  • Relationship Building

  • Teambuilding

  • Transition Management; First 90 Days

  • Women in Leadership

  • Coaching Supervision

Education/Certifications

Ms. McMahon has a PCC, MSW degree from San Francisco State University

and a BS in Sociology from University of California at Berkeley.  

 
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Instrument Certifications/Trainings

Coaching Supervision Certification, 2018, Goldvarg Consulting Group

Leadership Circle Profile and Leadership Culture Survey, Profile Certification Training, 2018

Birkman Method Certified

Marcus Buckingham Company Associate Strengths Trainer

Myers-Briggs (MBTI), FIRO-BTM, Emotional Intelligence, Hogan certified, TC360

International Systemic Team Coaching Certificate, April 2018, Academy of Executive Coaching

Professional Partners

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Barbara has been a contributing author in the books below. Click photo for Amazon affiliate link.